The garden of invention: Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants

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2009.
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A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments.
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subject_facet Burbank, Luther, -- 1849-1926, Plant breeders -- United States -- Biography, Plant breeding -- United States -- History
title_display The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants
title_full The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants / Jane S. Smith
title_short The garden of invention :
title_sub Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants